Everyone take a knee

OK, well not everyone…

Mandatory Schleswig-Holstein Teaching Assistant Meeting led to ‘mandatory’ (partial) group photo.

Everyone take a knee

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eine Fähre fahrende Fee

Oh Caption, my Caption

There are three boats in this picture and I couldn’t be happier with how it came out. My early adventure for Tuesday was taking two busses and a ferry to get to Holtenau and back to pick up a package. Bikes are allowed on the ferry, which is free, but while I’d love to ride along the coast the weather has been getting colder and colder making even commuting questionable.

But that is what scarves, toques and mittens are for. Winter has arrived.

eine Fähre fahrende Fee

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Ich bin stolz auf dich!

Danke Detlef, wir kriegen das hin

Ich bin stolz auf dich!

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The Wild Westring

A glimpse from Schrevenpark, my new neighborhood. I’m still not as busy or happy as I’d like to be, but this move has already been a positive boost and my schedule is starting to fill up. Taking it day by day and trying to be more proactive and already starting to see the results.

The Wild Westring

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It comes in waves

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abgeschlossene Vergangenheit

It has been too long since I’ve posted last, but I feel like I had a stretch were I was stressing out and letting myself focus on the wrong things too much to have been able to post something positive.

Abgeschlossene Vergangenheit is the phrase in German that describes the Preterit or simple past tense in German Grammar, finished or resolved history. The term or phrase, thanks to the Laws of Grammar, separates the noun from the past, no matter how important or mundane. Its time I not only work to improve my Grammar, but that I learn to separate myself from the past.

I was told recently, “the way you look at a problem is your problem.” That is the over under with stress, it isn’t some ‘name your beast and tame it,’ rather OVERthink and (not) UNDERstand. I’m focussing on what I can focus on, trying to become a better teacher and to speak more German. I had a great time in Denmark and I’m ready for round two.

abgeschlossene Vergangenheit

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Kieler Nachrichten

Coach Ben made an appearance in the local newspaper

Kieler Nachrichten

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